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Air India losses double to Rs.5,000 cr
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Cash-strapped national carrier Air India's losses for last fiscal are expected to more than double to Rs.5,000 crore owing to the economic meltdown and low yields, Aviation Minister Praful Patel said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:35:00 PM

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over rising prices
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday witnessed noisy scenes over rising prices of essential commodities, infuriating Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:34:50 PM

Divestment not more than 10 percent in state firms: Pranab
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the government was not seeking to divest more than 10 percent in state-run firms for now, but would do so in three firms by the end of March.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:24:11 PM

Lawsuit challenges Mont Blanc for using Gandhi as poster boy
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two Delhi-based advocates have moved the Supreme Court to challenge the international luxury pen manufacturer Mont Blanc that is using Mahatma Gandhi as its poster boy to sell its newly launched 'limited edition pens' worth Rs.1.2 million each.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:19:45 PM

Sibal slams IIMs, orders probe over CAT glitch
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday slammed the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and ordered an enquiry into what prevented a large number of students from taking the online CAT entrance examination on the scheduled dates.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:18:54 PM

Steep hike in water tariff from January: Dikshit
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Water tariff in the national capital will be hiked sharply from January 2010, Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:13:18 PM

Sensex up over a percent, other Asian markets buoyant
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian equities continued to trade strong in the afternoon Tuesday, with a key index ruling 1.01 percent higher than its previous close.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 1:54:37 PM

Hyundai India monthly sales up 6.8 percent
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's second largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Tuesday said sales during November stood at 55,265 units, a growth of 6.8 percent over October, while exports increased 15.65 percent.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 1:30:34 PM

Migrant workers fill labour supply gaps: Vayalar Ravi
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) Governments adopting protectionist immigration policies only end up deepening the negative impact of the economic crisis, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Tuesday, saying migrant workers from countries like India fill labour supply gaps that cannot be met by the local workforce.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 12:25:26 PM

Maruti sales up 84 percent a year after worst show
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Car major Maruti Suzuki Tuesday said sales for November stood at 87,807 units, a rise of 84 percent over the like month last year when the company was hit hardest due to a demand slowdown and sold only 47,704 vehicles.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 11:58:36 AM

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